Mayor seeing double
Davis can collect police pension and mayor’s salary, state board says
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Nov 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Pending final input from a state office, Mayor James Davis may soon begin collecting both his police captain pension and mayor’s salary simultaneously, a lawyer representing the mayor said last wee...
80 years and counting
Bayonne is sweet on ‘Jooche’s’
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Nov 04, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Like a certain neighborhood bar in Boston, everybody knows your name at Jooche’s Sweet Shop, which is celebrating its 80th anniversary. At 186 Ave. B, the corner of 47th Street, it’s still a mornin...
BAYONNE BRIEFS
Nov 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Two reportedly killed on Route 440 Monday night Two men were struck and killed in the middle of Route 440 in Bayonne on Monday night, Nov. 2, WABC-TV in New York reported on Tuesday morning. The tw...
City employee attacks City Hall
Cites financial misdeeds in explosive Council broadside
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Oct 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
City employee Patrick “P.J.” Leonard appeared before the Bayonne City Council during the public portion of its Oct. 21 meeting, charging that campaign workers had allegedly received preferential tr...
Fire it up first
Before the winter comes, check boilers, furnaces, and plumbing
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Oct 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Even though winter is still more than seven weeks away, it’s not too soon to start readying for the harshest of all seasons, according to Hudson County home improvement experts. Plumbing and heatin...
Voters’ choice
Six candidates vie for two seats in 31st District assembly race
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Oct 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
After nearly six months of elevated rhetoric among some candidates in the 31st Assembly District, voters will finally get to choose which two of six they want to serve for the next two years. Nicho...
‘Greatest Generation’ suffers another loss
DeSena was war veteran and longtime council president
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Oct 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Bayonne lost one of its most popular councilmen ever – and another member of the Greatest Generation – when Neil DeSena, 88, died on Oct. 15. “Neil was dedicated to the city and to its people,” sai...
Bayonne Briefs
Oct 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Five Board of Ed trustees to be chosen Decision day is almost here for the 20 Bayonne residents seeking to sit on the Bayonne Board of Education for terms from one to three years. Voters will cast ...
Three-year race heats up
Nine BOE candidates vying for three available seats
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Oct 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
Bayonne voters go to the polls on Nov. 3 for the first time in about 35 years to vote for Board of Education trustees. Bayonne’s mayor had appointed school board members until a public referendum l...
Spooktacular happenings in Bayonne
Creatures of the night come out in droves, overtaking city
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Oct 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
They’re backkk. Those dark, threatening creatures of the night. Whether they are bats, vampires, ghost, goblins, skeletons, or other nefarious beings, this is the time they manifest themselves here...

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